The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Device Driver over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Device Drivers
England / South East
Rank - 250 240
Contract jobs citing Device Driver 0 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.082% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.28% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Median daily rate - £388 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £357 £347
% change year-on-year
-8.67% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +17.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2216 2513 2702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.09% 29.29% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1484 1419
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 150 165
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +145.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

Device Driver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Device Driver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Device Driver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver across the South East region.

Device Driver Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Device Driver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
2 12 (70.59%) SSL
2 12 (70.59%) Firmware
2 12 (70.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (70.59%) SNMP
2 12 (70.59%) SCCM
2 12 (70.59%) Software Delivery
2 12 (70.59%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) C
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Aerospace
5 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) Device Driver Development
6 3 (17.65%) MISRA
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (17.65%) Automotive
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Military
6 3 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
7 2 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.76%) C++
7 2 (11.76%) Perl

Device Driver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
2 12 (70.59%) SNMP
2 12 (70.59%) SSL
3 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
3 2 (11.76%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (23.53%) Aerospace
2 3 (17.65%) Automotive
2 3 (17.65%) Military
3 1 (5.88%) Avionics
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Build Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Device Driver Development
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) MISRA
2 2 (11.76%) DO-178B
2 2 (11.76%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 12 (70.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) HP